Youtube Huge Resolution Update

The people over at Youtube announced this weekend during the VidCon that their players will support the 4k resolution videos, which is (yes) four times larger than 1080p (and twice as much as IMAX). The ideal screen to watch a 4k video must have 25 feet (that’s alright, I’ll just turn my bedroom wall into [...more]

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Jul 15 2010
By markracz

The Terminator Hates Apple

Film maker Leon Wang has discovered the real mission of the Terminator, and it may not be what you expect. Watch the full video here to discover what these evil machines are actually up to. Via Engadget [...more]

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May 07 2010
By J. Matthew Zoss

Adobe Exports Flash Animation To HTML5

[Go to 4:00 for the good stuff] It could be a deciding moment in the Flash wars that have inflamed internet users for so long, but Flash animation has successfully been dropped into HTML5. Adobe’s export tools deliver a snippet of code for web designers to simply drop into their design — allowing all those [...more]

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Apr 12 2010
By Nick Upton

Driving Like A Video Game Is ‘F—ing Hard’

The people over at Kotaku put together this great video about driving from the third person perspective — and it looks like it’s a lot harder than it looks. This is an aspect of video games that was long overdue for the Mythbusters treatment, so, kudos to the geniuses who made it happen. After mounting [...more]

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Apr 12 2010
By Nick Upton

Teacher Makes Great, Techy April Fool’s Joke

I saw plenty of April Fool’s jokes this year, but this has to be the most inventive one. Teacher Matthew Weathers at Biola University made his shadow into a great video trick. [Via MAKE] [...more]

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Apr 07 2010
By Nick Upton

That Was Fast: iPad “Will It Blend?” Released

Ah, the Apple iPad. People waited on line for it for hours and hours, braving the elements and social stigmas associated with being one of the world’s biggest geeks. What better way to salute their efforts than by taking their object of desire and putting it into a blender? Blendtec founder Tom Dickson gave the [...more]

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Apr 07 2010
By Asterios Kokkinos

Video Taken Inside 4-Stroke Engine

This interesting video gives a front-row look at what happens inside a four-stroke engine. It’s a great use of a high-speed camera. This video shows what happens inside a four-stroke engine. That’s: 1. the intake stroke of the piston, reducing pressure in the cylinder and forcing gas and air inside 2. intake and exhaust valves [...more]

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Apr 02 2010
By Nick Upton

Video Peeks At Mathematics In Nature

Some animators created a pretty fascinating representation of how mathematics affects nature. While it’s short on information, it gives an interesting sense of how some of the most common mathematical oddities take a part in creating the natural things we see every day. The animator explained the opening scene based on the Fibonacci sequence. The [...more]

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Mar 31 2010
By Nick Upton

Virtual Reality Sphere Not Cool, But Could Be

Engadget got an awesome look at the inside of a virtual reality sphere. They said it took some getting used to, and the graphics and aiming were off. So it’s not likely that you’ll be getting one of these for the basement soon, but pumping up the graphics and using real motion controls — like [...more]

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Mar 25 2010
By Nick Upton

Scanner Stop-Motion Movie Has, Sex, Violence, Comedy

This great short movie was created with just a scanner and some software, and it really shows that even broke-ass office workers can create something great when they totally blow off work and goof around. So stop working so much and start thinking. [...more]

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Mar 18 2010
By Nick Upton